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Preparing a Play. Part 2: First Steps

Synopsis
Five-part television series for schools, presented by Mike Hall, which shows the preparation for a production of Twelfth Night. Episode 2 shows how a typical repertory company would begin work on the play. After the read-through, the director begins to plot the moves of the actors.
Series
Drama
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
30 Sep 1970 at 14:35 (Channel: ITV)
Duration
25 mins
Availability
No archive copy found

Credits

Director
Richard Gilbert
Producer
Charles Warren
Writer
Alexander Franklin
Contributor
Mike Hall
Cast
Christopher BenjaminMalvolio
William IngramFeste
Jonathan ElsomSir Andrew Aguecheek
Kate LansburyMaria
Trevor MartinSir Toby Belch

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Twelfth Night
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stage directing; Rehearsals; Repertory theatre

Production Company

Name

Thames Television International

Notes
See: Yorkshire International Thomson Multimedia

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